they are sort of holding this out as a threat, that they have plenty of other balls in play, so to speak, in various countries around the world. >> and their record, in terms of labor relations, environmentally, is it unusual for a mining company pretty much pro forma for the extracting industry? >> i don't know if i can say is unusual, but certainly, the record in the mining question, yanacocha, in peru, has been extremely problematic at best. there has been a lot of water sources that have gone dry. there was a terrible spill with mercury, which contaminated the local water sources several years ago. a lot of the mountains in the region have been turned into giant mining pits.